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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Enter into ( প্রবেশ করা ) He entered into the room.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.